Lynn Alan Paulson

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September 21, 1964 ~ September 21, 2020

Lynn A. Paulson, 56, Mount Vernon, SD, died Monday, September 21, 2020, surrounded by family at his home after a long battle fighting liver disease.

Visitation will be held 5 – 7 p.m., Thursday, September 24, 2020, at Salem Lutheran Church, (200 East 4th Ave.) Mount Vernon, SD.  Funeral Services will be 10:30 a.m., Friday, September 25, at Salem Lutheran Church. Burial will follow in Hauges Cemetery, Bergen, MN, at 3:30pm. 

Lynn Alan Paulson was born September 21, 1964, in Jackson, MN, to Dallas and Sandra (Hunt) Paulson.  Lynn graduated from Lakefield High School in 1982 and continued his education at Southwestern Vocational Technical Institute earning a diploma in Auto Body Mechanics in 1987. He began his career at the Elseth Egg Plant in Lakefield. On September 22, 1990, Lynn was united in marriage to Kallan Marie Baas in Mount Vernon, SD, where the couple settled. He worked for 31 years at the Cretex company, now known as Forterra Pipe & Precast as a quality control engineer.

Lynn loved hunting, fishing, and helping Cowboy Todd on the ranch fixing rundown, impossible to fix farm equipment. He also enjoyed experimenting with new ways to cook and smoke meats and game. He was known as “Papa” to all the daycare kids and snuck them treats when Kallan was not looking. Lynn was also a friend of Bill W.

Lynn will be deeply missed by his wife of one day short of 30 years, Kallan; two sons, Tyson (Erin) Paulson, Aberdeen, SD, Nick (Miranda) Paulson, North Sioux City, SD, and his daughter, Delayna (fiancée, Charlie Stellpflug) Paulson, Rochester, MN; and 6-month-old grandson, Graham;  Lynn’s mother, Sandra Paulson, Lakefield, MN; two brothers, Corey (Sheila) Paulson, St. Peter, MN, Chris (fiancée, Alicia Jensen) Paulson, Lakefield, MN, and two sisters, Angie (Brad) Rossow, Lakefield, MN, and Robin (Dan) Steffek, Fridley, MN.

Lynn was preceded in death by his father, Dallas D. Paulson.



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  • Patrice Nafziger says:

    I will forever have my fond memories of Lynn helping us on the farm. He was always happy and willing to do whatever he could to help. Lynn was a wonderful man and will be deeply missed! I love you cousin, enjoy being with your dad again in heaven!

  • Wally and Dianne Paulson McDaniel says:

    Our sympathies Sandy and the family. So sad to see this news. He was too young to go.

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